Morocco tours from Casablanca 12 days tours start when we meet you at the Casablanca airport and heading toward our hotel. Based on the time that we arrive we maybe get the opportunity to visit the Mosque of Hassan II, which is the largest Mosque outside of Mecca and getting to see the seaside resort of Cornwall. We will then go back to our hotel to have dinner and rest for the night.
After breakfast we will proceed to Chefchaouen. Chefchaouen is located in the only international natural park that was declared as a natural biosphere reserve. Chefchaouen is a settlement that can be seen on the mountain painted white and blue, which is said to be populated by sage, generous and humble people. This area gives visitors a attractive metropolitan scenery, exquisite samples of local crafts materials and objects, and harmony and tranquility. We will then head to our raid where we will have diner and stay the night.
After we have breakfast, we will journey to the ancient Roman wrecks of Volubilis to discover the 2000-year-old remains and get an idea of life during the Roman Empire. We will then enjoy lunch in Meknes, which is said to be an imperial city in Morocco. After we have our lunch, our driver will take us to tour Meknes, and then travel to Fez, where the religious and cultural capital of Morocco is. We will then resort to our raid to have diner and spend the night.
After breakfast, we will spend the day discovering the history of Fez. We will be guided by our tour guide. Fez is said to be the oldest royal city in Morocco. It is also the most knowledgeable city in the kingdom. Many monuments are erected and we can visit the sites and take photos. We will get to see Medersas, which are Koranic Schools, we can also view the Chahrij, and the beautiful Bouinania Attarin. After we see these these places we will head over to see Souks, Fes El-Jedid, the Karaouine Mosque, which is said to be the first university in the entire world. After we leave these sites we will have dinner at our raid and the stay for the night.
We will leave Fes and head to the Middle Atlas, to explore Ifrane, which is also called Switzerland of Africa. Our next stop will be in the village of Azrou, also called, “the rock”. This Berber village is known for its numerous monkeys. We will then head to Midelt. We will keep on the road which will take us to the Tizi Talghemt or Cuello del Camella, which is at 1,907 meters in altitude. The relief of thos area is very breath-taking and the mountains are totally decorated, and is covered in purple fur. We will arrive in Errachidia and then to crossing of the Tafilalet massif, which will take us to the palm orchard of Erfoud. We will stay at a hotel in Merzouga.
This is a day of solely adventure and we will view a different side of Morocco! With our transportation, we will travel to Khamlia where will break to enjoy the music of Gnawa. After this stop, we will journey to the mountains for a panoramic view. We will get to see different types of rocks and also fossilized sand that have been said to have been deposited there years ago. We will then hike to an area to see the remains of dinosaurs. We will then go to a site to see the central aspects of one of these quarries, and we will get to experience the journey in our skin. On the way, we will be in the company of a resident of the small town of Bega, and we will enjoy the peacefulness of the dry landscape and get ourselves prepared to play the hunt for the Rose of the Desert. Whoever finds it will be given a prize.
Later in the day, we will travel along stone paths, and then we will travel parallel to the margin of Algeria until we have arrived at the area where oceanic relics are removed. In a single landscape we will make a picnic in the Berber traditional style, which will be on one side of the mountains and on the other the orange dunes of the Sahara. To conclude our day of great adventure we will journey behind the dunes along trails- roads we will get to visit the cemetery of the French and an abandoned town from the colonial era. We will then journey in a caravan of dromedaries for one and a half hour. This route will take us to the end of the Great Dune, which is clothed in the lovely sunset of the desert. We will enjoy dinner at the campsite and stay for the night in a tent that is at the focal point of the desert under the magnificent star mantle (Campground).
The camel tour guide will take us early in the morning to see the sunrise. We will then return to our hotel to have breakfast, while viewing the beautiful spectacular dunes of the Erg Chebbi, which transforms with the light as the day heads on. After breakfast in the morning, we will head toward the town of Ramlia, which is a remote settlement in the central of the desert. This is where we will meet the local people and get to experience the rural Morocco, which is a small escape. We will have lunch and then head to Tafraoute, which is a little town where we will visit a nomad and then stay in a raid for the night.
After breakfast at tafraouet, where we slept, we will travel towards Rissani , which is an origin of the Alaouite dynasty and first royal city of Morocco. We will then take the route to Erfoud, where we will see black stone and also marine fossils. We can also get the opportunity to visit a fossil factory. We will then visit the palm grove of Tafilalet. Our final stop will be at the Todra Gorges and then get to the Dades Valley, where we will have dinner and spend the night in a Kasbah.
After having breakfast we will stay on our previous path and head to, Route of the Thousand Kasbahs”. We will then get to visit the Gorges of Dades, and then reach at the High Atlas where we will get to experience another way of life for the Berbers who live in the mountains. We will get to see the caves where they had once lived in. We will pass by the town of Boutghrar and also the Valley of Roses where the inhabitants does creams, multi-purpose soaps and the famous rose water. We will then continue to Ouarzazate, then to Skoura which is a large palm orchard, which is also the state of most of the kasbah that were central in that palm orchard. We will make our final stop in Ouarzazate, where will head to our hotel and have dinner and a place to relax.
After having breakfast, we will visit the Kasbah of Taourirt, which is said to be the Patrimony of Humanity. It is also the residence of one of the most authoritative governors of the province and is presently the headquarters of the association in charge of the preservation of the architectural legacy of southern Morocco. We will get to tour on the inside of the Kasbah, which has beautiful rooms, such as, the favorite wife, who has a huge gallery on the patio.
We can also get to explore the main room that is highly decorated with citations from the Koran. We will then go to the Atlas cinema studios and then head to the well-known Kasbah of Aït Benhaddou, which is an old fortified city, that was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987 by UNESCO. This site was also used for famous films such as “Lawrence of Arabia”, “La Last Temptation of Christ “,” Gladiator ” and ” Alexander the Great “. We will then make a stop to the Tizi N’Tichka to have lunch then head to the Argan oil associations in the area. The women who operate the association will do a presentation about the manufacturing of the Argan oil, and the properties of the product. We will the reach in Marrakech, where we will spend the afternoon in a raid and enjoy dinner.
Today is a day where we will some ‘me time’, where you can engage in some recreational activities and even go to the Souks. We will spend the evening at our hotel an enjoy dinner and some further leisure time.
After breakfast, we can have our last walk of the city, enjoying the moments and having some extra ‘free time’. We will then be driven by our tour guide to the airport, where we will take our flight back home. When we arrive at the airport we will check in our bags and head to the boarding gate, which will conclude our trip.
4 × 4 Toyota Land Cruiser/micro bus)
Camel tour ride
Night in camp tents
Not included: Air fare
Trips to historical monuments
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